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Column: The Book Department: Alice Walker: A Potpourri of Youthful Prose

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Guided by my heritage of a love of beauty and a respect for strength –  in search of my mother’s garden, I found my own. –Alice Walker In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens: Womanist Prose by Alice Walker. New York: HBJ, 1983. In recognition of and to bridge Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), I present for […]

Group to Honor Trailblazing Women Throughout County

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Trailblazing Women of WNY have enough money secured to embark on its first project: creating and installing three sculptures of women who have had influence in the surrounding area and beyond. The first three monuments will be installed in front of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, located at 1 Lafayette Square in Buffalo, and will highlight three local women of historical note.